Effective CFS education is best
accomplished through the combined efforts of federal agencies like the U.S.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), national advocacy
organizations, professional organizations and individuals. Partnerships and
collaborative alliances help us distribute reliable, up-to-date information
about CFS to the public and health care professionals.
Several organizations are participating as
named partners and are working with the CDC and the CFIDS Association on CFS
education initiatives for their members and the public.
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
American Academy of Physician Assistants
International Association for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Society for Women's
The campaign is also working with
organizations through informal educational alliances to bring up-to-date CFS
information to health care professionals.
American Academy of Family Physicians
OFFER, Organization for Fatigue and Fibromyalgia Education and Research
New Jersey CFS Association
Many local and regional grassroots
partners-including support groups, individual patients and health care
professionals-are volunteering their time and resources to help educate people
about the importance of early diagnosis and appropriate management of